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  • Emanuel praises vote for Obama library, Lucas museum bill

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says legislation beefing up Chicago's legal grounds to use public park land as potential sites for Barack Obama's presidential library and George Lucas' proposed museum will benefit residents and visitors for generations to come. The...
  • Shout Out: Dave Zier, butcher and world traveler

    Shout Out: Dave Zier, butcher and world traveler
    Dave Zier, owner of Zier's Prime Meats and Poultry at 813 Ridge Road, is passionate about meat, from pork chops to bison roasts, but he's also passionate about travel, family, health and much more. We stopped to chat with him and ask him a few questions....
  • A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th

    A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th
    Has any organization done more for jazz in the past 50 years than the Chicago-based Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians? Scholars may debate the question, but events in Chicago – and around the world – celebrating the AACM'...
  • Chicago book news: Mary Kubica's 'Good Girl' optioned by Anonymous Content

    Chicago book news: Mary Kubica's 'Good Girl' optioned by Anonymous Content
    Mary Kubica's debut novel, "The Good Girl," has been optioned by production company Anonymous Content. The novel follows a young Chicago teacher who is kidnapped by a man she meets at a bar. Kubica lives in Lake Zurich. →"The Big Jones Cookbook" by...
  • Measure to pave way for Obama library, Lucas museum surfaces in Springfield

     Measure to pave way for Obama library, Lucas museum surfaces in Springfield
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned to state lawmakers to get some legal leverage as he tries to outflank park preservationists’ opposition to two hoped-for legacy projects: the Barack Obama presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art....
  • Palos Hospital partners with Loyola for more specialized care

    Palos Community Hospital and Loyola University Medical Center already collaborate to treat some patients in the southwest suburbs, but they've made the partnership official. The two organizations this month signed an affiliation agreement that...
  • Temple Judea Mizpah serves up health fair as annual Mitzvah Day

     Temple Judea Mizpah serves up health fair as annual Mitzvah Day
    Every year, the Mitzvah Day agenda at Temple Judea Mizpah changes, but what always remains the same is its vision. Adhering to the tenet that community comes together to help others in need, Temple Judea Mizpah has been holding its annual Mitzvah Day...
  • All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Intangibles lead Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Savo to be the best

    All-Area Girls' Soccer Player of the Year: Intangibles lead Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Savo to be the best
    Lauren Savo is a terrific soccer player who turned in an exceptional season. It was one in which she keyed a Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy turnaround from a fifth-place finish and an absence from the postseason to a second-place ascent and a CIF...
  • CPS' billion-dollar budget hole leaves unappealing options

    CPS' billion-dollar budget hole leaves unappealing options
    With a nearly empty rainy day fund, a bond rating on the edge of junk status and a new round of teacher contract negotiations underway, Chicago Public Schools has no clear way to fill its projected billion-dollar budget hole. After decades of poorly...
  • Friends of the Parks leader steps down

    Friends of the Parks leader steps down
    The president of a preservation group that is fighting plans to build the George Lucas museum on the lakefront as well as a proposal to build the Obama presidential library in a public park has stepped down. Cassandra Francis, who was a Chicago real...
  • The 2015 Pulitzers, finalists in journalism and the arts

    The 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, and the judges' comments: ___ JOURNALISM Public Service: The Post and Courier, of Charleston, South Carolina, for "Till Death Do Us Part," a riveting series that probed why South Carolina is among the...